Meet the retired K9 heroes!

Rayco

Rayco

Rayco served the US military deployed to Afghanistan before he became a US Capitol Police explosive detection K9.

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Gento

Gento

Gento is a former explosives detection K9 who served our country with the Secret Service protecting our President and other government officials.

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Niko

Niko

K9 Niko is an 8 year old German Shepherd. He retired from the Prince William County Virginia Police Department in April 2019. Niko is enjoying his retirement and will live out his life with his handler and family .     To make a donation to the medical care...

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Dutchess

Dutchess

K9 Dutchess entered into Paws of Honor in 2016, after she officially retired as an Explosive Detection Canine with the Federal Government.               To make a donation to the medical care of Dutchess or any of our other retired...

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Dante

Dante

Dante was partnered with Officer Yost and began working for the Prince William County Police Department in December 2008. The K9 team was certified by the United States Police Canine Association (USPCA Region 3). Dante and his handler were credited with numerous...

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Charlie

Charlie

Charlie was born January 08th, 2008, and served in the US army from 2009- August of 2013. According to his military K-9 handler, Charlie conducted over 300 missions in Afghanistan with no death or injuries to US personnel. During Charlie’s Army service he had injured...

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Oscar

Oscar

K9 Oscar retired from the Secret Service on November 1, 2015, at age 10, after 8 years of explosives detection service including Presidential Detail and Special Events. The government, “having determined that the cost of its care and handling is so great…” transferred...

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Capa

Capa

CAPA was awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal for meritorious service while serving as an explosive/patrol working dog, security detachment, fleet activities, Yokosuka from March 2008 to April 2016.  Demonstrating exceptional dedication, Capa completed...

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Bak

Bak

MWD (Retired) Bak is a 10-year-old German Shepherd who was purchased in 2006 by the 341st Security Forces Squadron for the Joint Services Military Working Dog Program. He was certified as a Patrol Drug Detector Dog on September 2007 and was assigned to Fort Benning,...

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Gina

Gina

Retired K9 Officer Gina is an explosive detection dog. She worked for the United States Secret Service from 2008 until 2017. Gina has traveled to 18 countries and countless states and cities in support of both the Obama and Trump Presidential administrations. In April...

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Freida

Freida

Freida retired in 2013 and joined Paws of Honor in 2016.    

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Kubo

Kubo

Kubo served as a tactical canine for the US Secret Service from 2008 to 2016. He helped in providing a tactical response to potential threats at the White House, Camp David and many other protective venues both foreign and domestic.

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Harris

Harris

Retired K9 Harris joined Paws of Honor March 2016.  This is Harris getting ready to enjoy a marinated and grilled steak made by his handler for him for his retirement.  Harris is a black lab that came from puppies behind bars. Harris and I were teamed up together in...

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Senna

Senna

I brought Senna home on September 10, 2013. She was certified as an explosive detection canine and we graduated training on November 30, 2013. On a daily basis, we swept vehicles at the access points for different secure locations.  We also patrolled and performed...

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Maggie

Maggie

Maggie was born on 4/28/13. During her first year, she was raised in a program called Puppies Behind Bars which raises the puppies to become explosive detection canines.  When Maggie was 14 months old, she was picked up by the ATF and enrolled in their program. 16...

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Boris

Boris

Boris served his country for over 8 years by working as an Explosives Detection Canine for the US Government both domestically and overseas. He retired in November 2014 and now gets to stay home, relax, and watch over his human baby brother.

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Buddy

Buddy

Buddy is trained in explosives detection.  Buddy started his career with Puppies Behind Bars Program.  This program trains service dogs, explosives dogs, and assistance dogs for wounded military personnel.  He started his explosives detection training in May of 2011...

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Moris

Moris

Moris is my retired Tactical Explosive Detection Dog (TEDD). I was handed his leash in July 2012 and underwent 9 weeks of fast-paced handler training. We were certified as a TEDD team on 21 September 2012. Altogether, we served 2 years as a TEDD team in Hawaii and a...

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Ogden

Ogden

Ogden was born 11/2015 and started in the seeing eye dog program. He failed out of the seeing eye dog program when he growled playing tug with people, even though that’s something he always does when he plays. Ogden was then sent to the ATF to be trained as an...

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Cody

Cody

Cody started off as a hunting dog in Canada then was purchased by ATF in 2009 from a breeder in Florida. Originally, he was trained as part of the Suicide Bomber Initiative and switched over to Explosives Detection through ATF. He was assigned to his handler in 2012...

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Baxter

Baxter

Baxter was born in September of 2007 and served his country until 2011. He is a BATF trained Explosive Detection K9. He has done a lot in his career from traveling the world protecting U.S. Interests, traveling with and protecting Government VIP’s, working sporting...

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Remi

Remi

K9 Remi was born in Europe on February 14, 2010. He was purchased by Castle’s K9 and shipped from Slovakia to the United States on February 8, 2011. On February 11, 2011, the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office purchased Remi and he was partnered with Master Deputy Perry...

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Ciela

Ciela

U.S. President Barack Obama waves at people in a bank vestibule after he and Vice President Joe Biden (not pictured) bought lunch at a sandwich shop near the White House in Washington, October 4, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst Ciela’s a sweet near 13-year-old Malinois....

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Ringo

Ringo

K9 Ringo was born in 2003 served the US Government until 2009. He was trained and certified in explosives detection and patrol dog duties. He now lives at home with his handler’s family and spends his days monitoring neighborhood cats and stealing food from...

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